Country Charm amid Big 5



Michael Appel

Townships are much like cups of coffee in that any two may look the same but each has its own flavour, richness, character, and most of all, uniqueness.

Having been on a number of township tours across the country it is refreshing to find a township that places so much emphasis on selling itself well. The township of Steve Bikoville on the outskirts of the Dinokeng game reserve (DGR), some 90km from Johannesburg, complements the game reserve and serves as the perfect catalyst for community interaction between the reserve and the visitors it attracts.

World Tourism Day was celebrated the world over last week and journalists were taken to the Kwalata game lodge in the DGR a day in advance to experience what the nearby township had to offer.

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